Walk Overview / Highlights - A scenicly stunning walk up to the high mountain pasturesThis walk starts just above Beycik village and heads out over pastures, through forest and over rocky trails as it climbs up the Southwestern side of Mt. Olympos. An interesting mix of goat trails over pastures, through forest and over large rock fields. As you get higher the trees change from a mix of pine, fir and desciduous trees to majestic Lebanon Cedar. After passing a farmhouse where hundreds of goats normally graze on the open land. The goats are guarded by large Turkish sheep dogs (Kangal) which are big and agressive but will not harm you, no matter how close they come! From here a steep climb takes you to a G5 dirt road leading to high mountain hamlet of Uçoluk. Here you will have time to explore around the hamlet and find a place for lunch.The return is on the G5 dirt road which winds back down to Beycik meandering around the side of the mountain and giving great views over the valleys below, the cedar forest and out to Three Islands just off the coast at Tekirova.From Above Beycik Back To Central Beycik Transfer Times (Out / In) 40mins / 40minsDistance 16km Duration 5.5- 6hrs Max Height 1,550m TotalAscent 670m Total Descent 615mTerrain This is a challengingascent, mostly on narrow goat tracks, rocky in places on the way up. The descent is easy underfott on a dirt road with spectacular views down to the sea.